She will be in cinemas as “Barbie” in 2023
The “Barbie” strip starring Margot Robbie will be released in the summer of 2023. The studio has also released a first picture.
The Warner Bros. “Barbie” film, starring Margot Robbie (31), will hit theaters in July 2023. That’s what the studio said, according to The Hollywood Reporter announced Tuesday night at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. In addition to Robbie, well-known stars such as Will Ferrell (54), Ryan Gosling (41), Simu Liu (33), Kate McKinnon (38), Alexandra Shipp (30), Emma Mackey (26) and America Ferrera (38) will be in the film to be seen.
The script was written by Greta Gerwig (38) and her husband Noah Baumbach (52), Gerwig is also directing the project. Production is said to have already started. There are no details about the plot yet. However, “The Hollywood Reporter” reports, citing insiders, that it should be a meta story. Ferrell is said to play the CEO of a toy company.
First picture of Robbie as Barbie
Margot Robbie also makes her debut as the legendary Mattel doll. The film studio has a teaser image on social media released with the Australian actress. The 31-year-old sits behind the wheel of a classic, pink Chevrolet Corvette. Behind it seems to be the Barbie villa.
In the film image, instead of Barbie pink, Robbie wears a blue outfit: a striped halterneck dress combined with a polka dot hair tie and a blue bracelet. She wears her blonde mane open. Not in the snap is Ryan Gosling, who will play Barbie’s longtime partner Ken.
“Barbie” has been in the making for eight years
A live action movie about Barbie was announced in 2014. Comedian Amy Schumer (40) was initially intended for the title role. She later had to cancel due to scheduling problems. In 2019, Margot Robbie took on the title role. The ‘Suicide Squad’ actress is also producing the film.